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Opinion | Will Modi, won't Modi?

New Delhi, May 24 -- Speculation is rife. Will Narendra Modi invite his Pakistani counterpart Imran Khan to his swearing-in ceremony for a second term as prime minister? In 2014, Modi had asked Khan's... Read More


Opinion | An Omani book wins

New Delhi, May 24 -- In a very first, a woman who writes in Arabic has won the coveted Man Booker International prize. Jokha Alharthi, a professor at the University of Muscat, Oman, won for Celestial ... Read More


Opinion | Election surprises

New Delhi, May 23 -- The national elections wound down to an exciting finish with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) winning 301 seats, placing it comfortably in the 17th Lok Sabha where 272 seats were ... Read More


Drop in prices of fruits and vegetables, but meat and fish more expensive

New Delhi, May 22 -- According to inflation data released by the government for the month of April 2019, there has been a marked decline in inflation across various food categories. For instance, infl... Read More


Opinion | Electoral bribery and the best way to stop it

New Delhi, May 22 -- Terms like "carnivalesque" and "festival of democracy" are routinely evoked for Indian elections, but what happens when the revelry implied therein goes too far for the country's ... Read More


Opinion | Integrity at stake

New Delhi, May 22 -- The unfolding rift within the three-member Election Commission (EC) could deal a fresh blow to the reputation of the panel, which is already under political fire for allegedly ove... Read More


Earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude hits Andaman and Nicobar islands

New Delhi, May 22 -- An earthquake measuring 5.8 magnitude on the Richter Scale hit the Andaman and Nicobar islands on Wednesday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. The mid range... Read More


Opinion | New eye in the sky

New Delhi, May 22 -- Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has reported the successful launch of its RISAT-2B (Radar Imaging Satellite-2B). As the satellite is capable of taking high-resolution im... Read More


Opinion | An image at stake

New Delhi, May 22 -- The unfolding rift within the three-member Election Commission (EC) could deal a fresh blow to the reputation of the panel, which is already under political fire for allegedly ove... Read More


Opinion | The EVM ball is in the election panel's court

New Delhi, May 21 -- With India's elections over and exit polls predicting the return of the National Democratic Alliance to power, the political spotlight seems to be back on the reliability of elect... Read More